RISI hires Rahikainen as director of bioenergy services

RISI, the information provider for the global forest products industry, announced the hiring of Anne Rahikainen as director of bioenergy services. Rahikainen previously worked as a senior consultant with Poyry Group, where her responsibilities included new business development, project management and supporting clients in the bioenergy and forest products industry sectors with key strategic questions such as market and product strategy, growth and new investments. At Poyry, she was involved with assessing and supporting numerous bioenergy related investments in the production of electricity, cellulosic ethanol and pellets. Her role at RISI will be to grow the bioenergy services practice by developing new multiclient, subscription and consulting products and growing the customer base within North America and internationally.